Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Witchhazels at Morris Arboretum

Witchhazels: Winter's Colorful Blooms!

Did you know that the Arboretum has fabulous color and fragrance even in the middle of winter? Head over to the Arboretum this winter for a month of fun and exploration. Follow the scavenger hunt to discover the many varieties of witchhazels (Hamamelis) growing at the Arboretum. Ranging in color from yellow and orange to pink and red, witchhazels are some of the first harbingers of spring. Compare their beautiful flowers and take in their heady scent.

5 Facts About Witchhazels:

Click here to download a printable map

Maps are also available at the Visitor Center.


A few of our favorite witchhazels:



“Witchhazel” is your Favorite? Family Event

SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014 | 1:00 - 3:00pm
Free with admission.

Throughout the garden - pick up map at Visitor Center or download one below. There will also be a fun craft activity in the Upper Gallery of Widener Visitor Center.

Get the map!


Witchhazel is your Favorite?

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